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Taking the Indoors Out! Creating Spaces that Encourage your Members to “Linger Longer”

By C2 Limited Design As a club designer and stylist, I always enjoy discovering new approaches and trends that can aid our country club partners. Recently our firm has been “taking the indoors outside.” That’s right, we have literally been creating outdoor environments that mimic spaces previously only envisioned to be on the inside of…

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Oh, What a Difference the Years Make!

By Kopplin Kuebler & Wallace Twenty years ago Dick Kopplin, with an eye on helping with search and consulting work in the private club industry, started his company, KOPPLIN SEARCH, Inc. “Reflecting on our 20 years in the private club industry, I’m very excited as we begin our 21st year as KOPPLIN KUEBLER & WALLACE,”…

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Turfgrass Management Influences Golf Course Sustainability

By Grigg Brothers Sustainability at a golf course implies a sound business plan, good turf quality and reliability, and environmental stewardship. Golf affects our communities by providing a recreational green space, generating employment opportunities and tourism dollars, and contributing to landscape conservation, wildlife habitat and watershed quality. Turfgrass management influences golf course sustainability by every…

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Union League of Philadelphia and Jonathan Club: Shining Examples of the City Club Rebirth

By Dave White Bastions of privacy, city clubs stand as an elegant transition point between business and pleasure, offering members the best opportunities in both work and play…entertaining friends, keeping fit, and forging new business connections. The history of many city clubs throughout the world is compelling…years old gathering spots that today remain a focal…

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Dealing with Your Club’s Membership Transfer List!

By John G. Fornaro In recent years, private clubs have faced many issues – depressing economic conditions, stagnating golf statistics, members’ time and money constraints and competition from daily fee golf courses and nearby first rate restaurants – while seeking to retain their members and searching out prospective members. Dues-paying members are a private club’s…

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The Message is Clear: Adapt to Today’s Reality

By Dave White Sometimes we can view the words ‘resurgence’ and ‘sustainability’ as synonymous…especially with what’s happening in the private club industry these days. Resurgence is an active word for some of the world’s most outstanding city clubs, like the Union League of Philadelphia and Jonathan Club of Los Angeles, both BoardRoom Distinguished Emerald Clubs…

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